2010 Australian Open – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
2010 Australian Open
Champion United States Serena Williams
Runner-up Belgium Justine Henin
Final score 6–4, 3–6, 6–2
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
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Serena Williams defended her title in winning 6–4, 3–6, 6–2 against 2004 champion, former world No. 1 and unranked Belgian Justine Henin in the final.

Seeds[edit]

  1. United States Serena Williams (Champion)
  2. Russia Dinara Safina (Fourth round, retired because of a lower back injury)
  3. Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova (Fourth round)
  4. Denmark Caroline Wozniacki (Fourth round)
  5. Russia Elena Dementieva (Second round)
  6. United States Venus Williams (Quarterfinals)
  7. Belarus Victoria Azarenka (Quarterfinals)
  8. Serbia Jelena Janković (Third round)
  9. Russia Vera Zvonareva (Fourth round)
  10. Poland Agnieszka Radwańska (Third round)
  11. France Marion Bartoli (Third round)
  12. Italy Flavia Pennetta (Second round)
  13. Australia Samantha Stosur (Fourth round)
  14. Russia Maria Sharapova (First round)
  15. Belgium Kim Clijsters (Third round)
  16. China Li Na (Semifinals)
  17. Italy Francesca Schiavone (Fourth round)
  18. France Virginie Razzano (First round)
  19. Russia Nadia Petrova (Quarterfinals)
  20. Serbia Ana Ivanovic (Second round)
  21. Germany Sabine Lisicki (Second round)
  22. Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová (Third round)
  23. Slovakia Dominika Cibulková (First round)
  24. Spain María José Martínez Sánchez (Second round)
  25. Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues (First round)
  26. France Aravane Rezaï (Second round)
  27. Russia Alisa Kleybanova (Third round)
  28. Russia Elena Vesnina (First round)
  29. Israel Shahar Pe'er (Third round)
  30. Ukraine Kateryna Bondarenko (Second round)
  31. Ukraine Alona Bondarenko (Fourth round)
  32. Spain Carla Suárez Navarro (Third round)

Note: Yanina Wickmayer, who would have been the 16th seed, entered late and played the qualifying tournament. She was not seeded in the main draw.[1] She was eliminated in the fourth round.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                             
1 United States Serena Williams 4 77 6
7 Belarus Victoria Azarenka 6 64 2
1 United States Serena Williams 77 77  
16 China Li Na 64 61  
16 China Li Na 2 77 7
6 United States Venus Williams 6 64 5
1 United States Serena Williams 6 3 6
WC Belgium Justine Henin 4 6 2
WC Belgium Justine Henin 77 7  
19 Russia Nadia Petrova 63 5  
WC Belgium Justine Henin 6 6  
  China Zheng Jie 1 0  
  China Zheng Jie 6 6  
  Russia Maria Kirilenko 1 3  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States S Williams 6 6  
  Poland U Radwańska 2 1   1 United States S Williams 6 6  
  Czech Republic P Kvitová 6 7     Czech Republic P Kvitová 2 1  
  United States J Craybas 1 5   1 United States S Williams 6 6  
Q Czech Republic R Voráčová 2 4   32 Spain C Suárez Navarro 0 3  
  Germany A Petkovic 6 6     Germany A Petkovic 1 4  
  Japan A Morita 5 4   32 Spain C Suárez Navarro 6 6  
32 Spain C Suárez Navarro 7 6   1 United States S Williams 6 6  
21 Germany S Lisicki 6 6   13 Australia S Stosur 4 2  
  Croatia P Martić 1 4   21 Germany S Lisicki 6 4 4
  United States V Lepchenko 0 6 1   Italy A Brianti 2 6 6
  Italy A Brianti 6 3 6   Italy A Brianti 4 1  
  Germany K Barrois 6 78   13 Australia S Stosur 6 6  
  Uzbekistan A Amanmuradova 0 66     Germany K Barrois 5 3  
Q China X Han 1 6 2 13 Australia S Stosur 7 6  
13 Australia S Stosur 6 3 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9 Russia V Zvonareva 6 6  
  Slovakia K Kučová 2 0   9 Russia V Zvonareva 6 6  
  Chinese Taipei K-c Chang 5 2     Czech Republic I Benešová 0 3  
  Czech Republic I Benešová 7 6   9 Russia V Zvonareva 6 7  
Q Slovakia Z Kučová 0 7 5   Argentina G Dulko 1 5  
  Argentina G Dulko 6 5 7   Argentina G Dulko 66 7 6
Q United States S Perry 2 3   20 Serbia A Ivanovic 78 5 4
20 Serbia A Ivanovic 6 6   9 Russia V Zvonareva 6 4 0
28 Russia E Vesnina 65 4   7 Belarus V Azarenka 4 6 6
  Italy T Garbin 77 6     Italy T Garbin 65 6 6
  Japan K Date-Krumm 4 2     Kazakhstan Y Shvedova 77 2 0
  Kazakhstan Y Shvedova 6 6     Italy T Garbin 0 2  
  Switzerland S Vögele 7 65 9 7 Belarus V Azarenka 6 6  
  Hungary M Czink 5 77 7   Switzerland S Vögele 4 0  
WC France S Cohen-Aloro 2 0   7 Belarus V Azarenka 6 6  
7 Belarus V Azarenka 6 6  

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 Denmark C Wozniacki 6 6  
  Canada A Wozniak 4 2   4 Denmark C Wozniacki 6 6  
  Austria T Paszek 0 6 3   Germany J Görges 3 1  
  Germany J Görges 6 3 6 4 Denmark C Wozniacki 6 6  
  Kazakhstan G Voskoboeva 4 4   29 Israel S Pe'er 4 0  
  Bulgaria T Pironkova 6 6     Bulgaria T Pironkova 1 4  
  Czech Republic L Hradecká 77 2 1 29 Israel S Pe'er 6 6  
29 Israel S Pe'er 65 6 6 4 Denmark C Wozniacki 4 3  
22 Slovakia D Hantuchová 3 6 7 16 China N Li 6 6  
  Ukraine V Kutuzova 6 1 5 22 Slovakia D Hantuchová 6 6  
WC Australia J Groth 2 6 4 Q Sweden S Arvidsson 4 1  
Q Sweden S Arvidsson 6 4 6 22 Slovakia D Hantuchová 5 6 2
  Canada S Dubois 3 2   16 China N Li 7 3 6
  Hungary Á Szávay 6 6     Hungary Á Szávay 6 5 2
  New Zealand M Erakovic 2 0   16 China N Li 3 7 6
16 China N Li 6 6  

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10 Poland A Radwańska 6 6  
  Germany T Malek 1 0   10 Poland A Radwańska 6 6  
  United States M Oudin 6 5 5   Russia A Kudryavtseva 0 2  
  Russia A Kudryavtseva 2 7 7 10 Poland A Radwańska 2 2  
  France J Coin 3 77 6 17 Italy F Schiavone 6 6  
WC Australia A Molik 6 64 3   France J Coin 3 4  
  France A Cornet 6 5 0 17 Italy F Schiavone 6 6  
17 Italy F Schiavone 0 7 6 17 Italy F Schiavone 6 2 1
25 Spain A Medina Garrigues 3 2   6 United States V Williams 3 6 6
  Croatia K Šprem 6 6     Croatia K Šprem 64 66  
  Belarus A Yakimova 2 6 4 WC Australia C Dellacqua 77 78  
WC Australia C Dellacqua 6 3 6 WC Australia C Dellacqua 1 64  
  Spain A Parra Santonja 3 2   6 United States V Williams 6 77  
  Austria S Bammer 6 6     Austria S Bammer 2 5  
  Czech Republic L Šafářová 2 2   6 United States V Williams 6 7  
6 United States V Williams 6 6  

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Russia E Dementieva 6 6  
  Russia V Dushevina 2 1   5 Russia E Dementieva 5 66  
  Belgium K Flipkens 4 3   WC Belgium J Henin 7 78  
WC Belgium J Henin 6 6   WC Belgium J Henin 3 6 6
  Romania S Cîrstea 6 2 6 27 Russia A Kleybanova 6 4 2
WC Australia O Rogowska 3 6 2   Romania S Cîrstea 4 3  
  Australia J Dokić 1 5   27 Russia A Kleybanova 6 6  
27 Russia A Kleybanova 6 7   WC Belgium J Henin 77 1 6
18 France V Razzano 2 3   Q Belgium Y Wickmayer 63 6 3
  Russia E Makarova 6 6     Russia E Makarova 2 3  
  Czech Republic K Zakopalová 2 65     Italy S Errani 6 6  
  Italy S Errani 6 77     Italy S Errani 1 77 3
Q Belgium Y Wickmayer 1 7 10 Q Belgium Y Wickmayer 6 64 6
  Romania A Dulgheru 6 5 8 Q Belgium Y Wickmayer 77 6  
  Russia A Chakvetadze 3 6 2 12 Italy F Pennetta 62 1  
12 Italy F Pennetta 6 3 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15 Belgium K Clijsters 6 6  
Q Canada V Tétreault 0 4   15 Belgium K Clijsters 6 6  
WC Kazakhstan S Karatantcheva 1 60     Thailand T Tanasugarn 3 3  
  Thailand T Tanasugarn 6 77   15 Belgium K Clijsters 0 1  
  Chinese Taipei Y-j Chan 64 2   19 Russia N Petrova 6 6  
  Estonia K Kanepi 77 6     Estonia K Kanepi 4 4  
  Romania E Gallovits 3 4   19 Russia N Petrova 6 6  
19 Russia N Petrova 6 6   19 Russia N Petrova 6 3 6
26 France A Rezaï 6 6   3 Russia S Kuznetsova 3 6 1
  India S Mirza 4 2   26 France A Rezaï 2 3  
  Belarus O Govortsova 3 3   Q Germany A Kerber 6 6  
Q Germany A Kerber 6 6   Q Germany A Kerber 6 5 4
  Russia A Pavlyuchenkova 6 6   3 Russia S Kuznetsova 3 7 6
  Latvia A Sevastova 2 4     Russia A Pavlyuchenkova 2 2  
  Australia A Rodionova 1 2   3 Russia S Kuznetsova 6 6  
3 Russia S Kuznetsova 6 6  

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 Serbia J Janković 6 6  
  Romania M Niculescu 4 0   8 Serbia J Janković 6 6  
  Austria P Mayr 3 3     United Kingdom K O'Brien 2 2  
  United Kingdom K O'Brien 6 6   8 Serbia J Janković 2 3  
Q Ukraine Y Fedak 4 0   31 Ukraine A Bondarenko 6 6  
  Slovenia P Hercog 6 6     Slovenia P Hercog 4 5  
Q Germany K Wörle 2 2   31 Ukraine A Bondarenko 6 7  
31 Ukraine A Bondarenko 6 6   31 Ukraine A Bondarenko 65 4  
24 Spain MJ Martínez Sánchez 6 6     China J Zheng 77 6  
  Russia E Rodina 0 0   24 Spain MJ Martínez Sánchez 6 2 3
  China J Zheng 0 6 6   China J Zheng 2 6 6
  China S Peng 6 1 2   China J Zheng 5 6 6
WC United States C Vandeweghe 0 1   11 France M Bartoli 7 3 0
  Czech Republic S Záhlavová 6 6     Czech Republic S Záhlavová 4 4  
  Paraguay R de los Ríos 4 1   11 France M Bartoli 6 6  
11 France M Bartoli 6 6  

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14 Russia M Sharapova 64 6 4
  Russia M Kirilenko 77 3 6   Russia M Kirilenko 6 6  
Q Austria Y Meusburger 6 4 6 Q Austria Y Meusburger 3 1  
  Switzerland T Bacsinszky 4 6 2   Russia M Kirilenko 7 77  
  Germany A-L Grönefeld 5 4     Italy R Vinci 5 64  
  Italy R Vinci 7 6     Italy R Vinci 79 7  
  United States V King 6 65 7   United States V King 67 5  
23 Slovakia D Cibulková 3 77 5   Russia M Kirilenko 5    
30 Ukraine K Bondarenko 6 78   2 Russia D Safina 4 r  
  Romania IR Olaru 2 66   30 Ukraine K Bondarenko 2 5  
  France P Parmentier 4 6 5   United Kingdom E Baltacha 6 7  
  United Kingdom E Baltacha 6 3 7   United Kingdom E Baltacha 1 2  
  Czech Republic B Záhlavová-Strýcová 77 610 6 2 Russia D Safina 6 6  
Q Russia R Kulikova 65 712 3   Czech Republic B Záhlavová-Strýcová 3 4  
  Slovakia M Rybáriková 4 4   2 Russia D Safina 6 6  
2 Russia D Safina 6 6  

Qualifying[edit]

References[edit]

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